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of wind and rain. that's what they forecast and that's exactly what we've gotten and more. sandy's fury is still going to come this evening. originally it was supposed to be about 8:00. that has now been moved up and could be as early as 6:00. where we're we'll start to feel the full impact of high tide. that gives people a short window. people have not yet evacuated. they should have already, in my opinion, but that's a -- it's a very short window until we really feel the full impact of sandy's fury. this is probably the last warning that we're going to be able to give people about getting themselves to a safe place before that coastal surge really hits. of the national guard, the 1,000 that are going to be deployed today, the majority of those national guard will be deployed on long island. as the issue becomes more and more the coastal surge, long island becomes more and more vulnerable and the primary area of our operation. nassau county has put in an urgent request to get more assistance from national guard to help evacuate people from the long beach area and the bayville area. we'
that they tell you about now. it involves you of victims of super storm, sandy who cannot return home or have no home anymore. our joe johns is following us in washington on this story. but what he is following is that new jersey governor chris christy is now saying that people in the affected areas of new jersey, people affected by hurricane sandy can now vote electronically. they can vote by e-mail and they can vote by fax. it is an interesting turn. joe, what are you finding out about this? >> well, it's a very interesting turn, don. as you said, in response to the super storm, the governor has issued a directive. this is for misplaced voters that can submit ballot applications by e-mail or by fax to the county clerk. the clerk sends them a ballot and then they have to return that ballot by about 8:00 p.m. on tuesday. it sounds highly unusual. to some, it may sound off the wall. but the fact of the matter is, in an emergency situation, there is some precedent for it. the united states actually has a program for military and overseas voters to basically do very similar things. so chris chri
, and destruction caused by hurricane sandy. you are looking at is the small new york city community of breezy point, queens, home after home, burned to the ground. more than 100 houses reduced to ash, breezy point, one of many east coast communities devastated. by the superstorm. at least 62 storm-related deaths have been reported since sandy made landfall in southern enginemenmentnewjersey. 71 pearished in the caribbean. and national largest city is still struggling to begin to recover. large swaths of downtown manhattan are still underwater. and battery tunnel is filled with water. there are no estimates on when it will be pumped dry. across the hudson, in hoboken, national guard there, working to evacuate 20,000 rez dent 20 rese been without power for two days, and streets emerged. and destruction along jersey shore, agonizing to rehold. the resort town, off limits tonight even residents cannot enter, hurricane blowing many of the million-dollar homes off their foundations. and broken gas lines. adding more obstacles to what will be a long-running recovery, 6 million people still in the dark acr
begins after sandy decimates towns and leaves millions in the dark. we'll have the latest on the damage and the government federal response. what do you think of the federal response now? has it been good? this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >>> my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they are needed as fast as possible. >> president obama has put disaster relief in high gear as millions across the east coast are in peril. >> the cooperation has been outstanding. >> romney's silence has been deafening. >> would you eliminate aid to fema if you were president? >> as hurricane sandy wreaks havoc across the northeast, first responders, nurses and neighbors have stepped up in tremendous acts of heroism. we'll take a look at these brave men and women tonight. but first we'll bring you the latest on the disaster across the northeast. >> good to have you with us tonight. thanks for watching. the aftermath of sandy is coming into focus and the destruction is heartbreaking. sandy's path devastated miles of shoreline and major communities. offi
say the election should not be affected by sandy, but there are signs that may no longer be true and news just in from the cia. a new timeline of the events in libya. what it says about the administration's response. let's go "outfront." good evening. tonight, the wreckage. millions growing more desperate as they struggle to cope with the loss of homes, power and family in the wake of hurricane sandy. the u.s. death toll has risen to 88. 44 in new york state alone and the number continues to grow as many people are still missing. i spent the day on staten island where more have died in new york than anywhere else. some of the worst devastation is here and people told us they're not getting enough help as we visited some of the hardest hit areas with congressman michael brim, searchers discovered the body of two young boys. ageing 2 and 4, in the march. they were swept from their mother's arms. some were hoping for a miracle. there was no one today. >> we've confirmed four bodies. the two children they were looking for, they found the bodies. also in a different location, found an
by the storm, think again. superstorm sandy crashing through the midwest. airline passengers stranded across the country. gas and other energy prices could rise no matter where you live. "money" is breaking it all down. also money tonight, the owing bell will ring once again on wall street. restart of trading tomorrow create a perfect storm for stocks. we're going to explain that. >>> does our government now need a secretary of business? president obama thinks so. what about the business community? we're going to get reaction straight from business owners mouths. even when they say it's not, even in this storm, it's always about money melissa: so, starting off tonight, no doubt hurricane sandy will cost a lot of money. it is still going strong, headed right for western new york. let us get the latest on the path from weather.com meteorologist. bernie, what is it getting ready to hit now? >> it is off to the east of pittsburgh. as you mentioned melissa, it is moving northward, when you take a look at storm, look how large it is. it is covering the eastern half of the united states. there is m
>> bret: historic hurricane sandy bears down on the atlantic coast. will it wreak havoc on the presidential campaigns? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we're a dozen years in the millennium, but what could be the storm of the century on the atlantic coast is expected to make landfall any moment now. closing in on the most populated part of the u.s. states of emergency declared in eight states and here in the district of columbia. limited state of emergency in three other states. that covers a quarter of the national population. about 80 million people. all of this comes as election day closes in for one of the most bitter an competitive presidential races ever. we will have complete coverages of -- coverage of both stories and how they intersect. first, hurricane sandy. we have team fox coverage. meteorologist janice dean will tell us where the storm is heading. as far as where it is right now, we have reporters on the ground throughout the region. jonathan shunt in long island. on long island new york. doug mckelway is in delaware
. new jersey certainly hit the hardest by sandy. here's "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. you're looking live at the extraordinary sight. some three feet of heavy snow in west virginia. a blizzard in october. the result of superstorm sandy, which continues to cause chaos along the east coast. and here's hoboken, new jersey, still flooded by sandy in new york city. a city divided tonight between light and dark. no one can answer the big question, when will all the new york lights come back on? take a look at this. new video of what superstorm sandy did to southberry station at the tip of lower manhattan. it shows you just how extensive the damage is and why the entire subway system remains closed tonight, more than 24 hours after sandy blast add shore. we'll have the latest on the state of the subway and when it may be up and running again in a few moments. plus this dramatic video. up to ten feet of water. part of the basement of nyu langer medical center. nurses actually carried sick newborn babies down nine flights of stairs while manually pumping air into their lungs. quite
. that's exactly what sandy brought them. so an unprecedented event and something that really they didn't plan for. i asked them are you going to look into upgrading that? that would cost serious dollars but he did acknowledge, that's a question that certainly has to be discussed. >> i know you have spoken with a lot of new yorkers. how are they reacting? especially the lower part of manhattan? you're reporting that you will be without power for another four days? >> they're not happy about it. i can tell you that. and your friends and neighbors and see what is going on. this is only day one, wolfe. to get complete restoration back it will take a while. a lot of people are plugging their cell phone ins all over the place. some places are allowing folks to do that in the world of hand held devices. >> it is currently stable but looks like it is dangling precariously. construction crews will strap it to the building so the city can reopen the streets below. cnn acquired this amateur video of the crane collapsing during monday's heavy winds. a contracting company will have to figure out a
situation room" with wolf blitzer starts right now. >>> happening now, hurricane sandy takes aim at some of america's biggest cities and it's about to come ashore. conditions are getting worse by the hour. at least 23 states are now under warnings or advisories because of the storm's winds. damage could hit $10 billion or even a lot more. some states could see their worst flooding in a century. and in the appalachian mountains, they're expecting blizzard conditions. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> hurricane sandy is a monster storm, even though its center is still out to sea. tropical storm and hurricane force winds extend, get this now, for 1,000 miles. right now, damaging winds are blowing from southern new england across long island, new jersey, delaware and virginia. we have the full resources of cnn deployed on the story including crews up and down the atlantic coast as well as in cities that aren't used to this kind of a disaster. here's what the storm looked like this afternoon when the international space station flew over. you can clearly see the eye of the
" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> a bit more than 26 hours since sandy first came ashore. breaking news, late word that new york's john f. kennedy international airport is open, but only for incoming flights and additional limited service resumes tomorrow. that's a major development for anybody trying to come into this -- into this city. and also ultimately trying to leave. new york's smaller airports, laguardia airport, which mainly serves domestic destinations, that remains closed due to flooding. newark liberty international airport reopens for limited service at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. both good signs of life. a sign of life returning to normal but only beginning. small signs. 18 new yorkers we know have now lost their lives in this storm. 15 elsewhere. nearly 7 million are without power tonight, including about 750,000 here in new york. amazingly, no one died in the building you see behind me here. the entire facade of this building behind me collapsed. we're in a neighborhood called chelsea, really on the border of chelsea and greenwich village. but the picture s
estimates that in hoboken, 20,000 people could be trapped tonight. the death toll from sandy is now up to at least 48 people in eight states and nearly 6 million people in 15 states and the nation's capital are still without power tonight. also today, president obama got a firsthand look of the jersey shore, one of the areas hardest hit by sandy. here they are in a photo on marine one. the president said he will help. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> the iconic board walk in seaside heights, new jersey, is one of the places the president saw today. it's made famous by bruce str g michael, i know you toured there. what did you see? >> reporter: we went right up and down a number of towns there, ocean beach, normandy. we spent a couple of hours there with the local police chief. i can tell you, it was absolutely extraordinary, the amount of damage that was done by hurricane sandy, erin. there's gas leaks there that continue to be a problem. we seen a stream of gas trucks go across
of hurricane sandy, shock is turning to fury and anger. searchers on new york city's staten island are still finding bodies. desperate survivors say help isn't getting through. things are getting more dire apparently by the hour. three days after the storm hit, millions of new yorkers still have no power, no food. and they face huge lines trying to get anywhere. and with just five days until the presidential election, we're releasing a new poll from colorado. a must-win state for both candidates. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> while much of the country, even the presidential race is returning to normal today, we're hearing and seeing misery and growing desperation for millions of people in the northeastern united states. here is the big picture as it stands right now. hurricane sandy's blame for at least 88 deaths in the united states and two in canada raising the storm's overall death toll to 157. a little under 5 million power customers across the eastern united states awoke to no electricity again. that's down to the nearly 8 million when the storm hit on monday tho
virginia, a blizzard in october. the result of super storm sandy which is continuing to cause chaos along the east coast. here's hoboken, new jersey, still flooded by sandy and new york city, a city divided between light and dark. no one can answer the big question, when will all the new york lights come back on. let's take a look at this. new video of super storm sandy on the tip of lower manhattan. just shows you how extensive the damage is and why the entire subway system remains closed tonight, more than 24 hours after sandy blasted ashore. we'll have the latest on the fate of the subway and when it may be up and running in a few moments. plus this dramatic video, up to ten feet of the water in the nyu langone medical center. nurses carried sick newborn babies down nine flights of stairs while manually pumping air into their lungs. extraordinary. i will talk to the doctor who managed the evacuation. meanwhile, search and rescue missions have been going on all day long. president obama will travel to new jersey tomorrow to view the damage along with governor chris christie. a governor
of hurricane sandy. we keep getting new pictures that show this storm's strength. different prospectives from people in their own homes. incredible video of winds uprooting a tree on the backyard of a north shore of long island. takes a few seconds. as you can see right there. you can see the ground starting to move up. obviously a very old tree. take a look and listen. >> uh-oh. uh-oh. so sad to see. sandy still hitting parts of west virginia hard tonight. with snow, not rain. heavy, wet snow, weighing down trees, knocking down power lines. utility companies say more than 340,000 customers without power. some areas of state under a blizzard warning tonight. one death is being reported so far there. martin savidge joins us from west virginia. martin, the conditions you have seen for the last -- well, all day long, incredible. how is it right now? >> reporter: it is amazing. we're still talking about the same essential storm that walloped the eastern coastline, but now in the mountains of west virginia. totally different impact, but still dangerous and essentially problematic for some time to
evening. 10:00 even the east coast. 26 hours since sandy first came ashore. breaking news, late word that new york's john f. kennedy international airport is open, but only for incoming flights and additional limited service resumes tomorrow, a major development for anybody trying to come into this city, and also ultimately trying to leave. new york's laguardia, which mains serves domestic destinations remains closed due to flooding. newark liberty international airport reopens at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow for limited service. good signs of life. a sign of life, returning to normal, but only beginning. small signs, 18 new yorkers we know have now lost their lives in this storm. 15 elsewhere. nearly 7 million are without power tonight, including about 750,000 here in new york city. the entire facade of this building behind me collapsed. between chelsea and greenwich village. the picture says a lot. take a look at that the entire facade of the building, being used frankly as an illegal hotel, mostly for overseas visitors, the entire facade is gone. the four rooms tell the story of this dorm i
good afternoon, everyone. i'm anderson cooper this is cnn special coverage of superstorm sandy, the devastation, the rescues, the early efforts to recover and most importantly to rebuild. i'm live in new york city from a balcony of the time warner center. just over my should, the chanced crane still dangling over 57th street, the entire area still blocked off. the storm claimed least 50 lives in the u.s. and one in canada. a woman who was hit by storm-tossed debris, damage is expected to run into tens of billions of dollars. and today, a new challenge, looters breaking into businesses. >> people coming out with all kinds of stuff, everything. whatever you can think of, from juice and sodas, waters, cigarettes, tvs, anything you can think of, they were getting it. >> 9,000 people spent the night in red cross shelters spread across 13 states. national guard troops arrived overnight and are rescuing families trapped by floodwaters in hoboken, new jersey. we learned today that the navy is sending three amphibious landing ships to the coast of new york and new jersey in case they're
hurricane sandy blowing in. thank for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report." that is really fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: this is "the fox report." tonight it's coming ashore and a crane teetering pair alsoly on a manhattan as hurricane sandy does its job. and take a look at this. the crane appears to be just hanging on. the new york city mayor says it's not in danger of falling. we'll take you live to the scene. as the monster storm moves on to it land and nails the northeast. >> hurricane on steroids, i think she just juiced up. >> do not underestimate lives. >> this looks like another meti where we need to come together all across the country. >> shepard: tonight, the epic threat from super storm sandy. ' its first from fox this monday night, seems the forecasters were right on almost every single point. the east coast of the u.s. now taking a direct hit from the most powerful storm ever to hit the region. ever in recorded history. and tonight, officials in maryland are reporting the first death they have just repo
lost loved ones. but in spite of the tragedy, in our own curious way, sandy has given us the opportunity for a boost since the government rebuilt southern florida after hurricane andrew in 1992. a reconstruction so huge, it moved the country's entire gdp needle just when we needed it, after right a nasty recession. and now that we've assessed the damage, or we're trying to at least, i'll have to tell you one thing. i think this looks like a possible replay of that hugely bullish. right after a nastier recession. you couldn't tell that today to. ford with terrific numbers because they're connecting with the building materials industry. those stocks performed best today with the ones that took matters into their own hands. we spoke to queen harbors after it bought safety queen. to diversify away from the oil and gas business. queen harbors may have been up huge anyway, simply because, well, it's queens harbors. precisely what sandy ordered. buyers love the acquisition. $8.91. 18% gain for the good guys. tonight we're going to speak with two other companies that want to make
chris christie today toured hard hit areas of hurricane sandy. their survey of the devastation reminded americans of how many people are suffering from the storm and how essential it is for government to help them. and then governor christie, the man mitt romney handpicked to give the keynote address at his convention began to praise president obama. >> obviously i want to thank the president. we spent a significant afternoon together surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coastline. we were on marine one together and we saw an opportunity to discuss it at length. and then going over to the shelter here, being able to meet with folks, seeing the president and his concern. he has sprung into action immediately while we were in the car riding together. so i want to thank him for that. he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. this is our sixth conversation since the weekend and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do and i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and co
and there is no power south of 34th street. the financial district the stock exchange did reopen today. superstorm sandy has crippled that system. there is catastrophic damage to underground tracks and equipment. the mta says it is too early to tell whether full service will return and be fixed. millions of commuters use the system every day. commuters relied on buses, cars and cabs if you were lucky enough to find them. there was gridlock as bad as we have ever seen. look at a live shot of columbus circle south of central park on the west side. central park still remained closed. it has been like this all day. one of the reasons is that crane is still dangling over 57th street and that is creating the massive traffic jam around the circle. jason joins me from the queensboro bridge. i talked to you earlier today and most people have given up trying to get a vehicle they were walking. >> oh, yeah, it has been a frustrating day for thousands of commuters making their way across the bridge. you can look through the traffic people still making their way at this hour even at 8:00. it is the only way for a lo
're in "the situation room." >>> but we begin with the destruction from sandy. homes and livelihoods destroyed. now lying in piles of rubble that stretch for miles across the new york city borough of staten island. cleanup is underway. and with every new layer of debris that's removed, the tragic stories emerge of the residents whose lives have been turned upside down. cnn's brian todd is on the scene for us. brian, what are you seeing on staten island right now? >> reporter: well, wolf, at just about every house you go to in the section of staten island you hear horrific and pretty detailed stories of just how bad the storm was. here's the story of one man who took a few hits. if you can't imagine what it's like to suffer through a massive storm, listen to nick. >> the water was so high. it was up to this part of the door. i couldn't get into the door. i went around the side of the house. and i stood on a box that was floating. and i went through the window to get back in the house with my family. >> reporter: taking us through his house on staten island, the retired ups truck driver says he
. taking it very calmly. look at line lumber futures, a 19-month high because of rebuilding plans for sandy. liz: let's look at one of them, the timber etf cut some of the top holdings like warehouses, west frazier timber. looking at the names looking good, but when you see a 19-month high for lumber, just an incredible move. it's a thinly traded market, but big move nonetheless. david: other stocks rallying in anticipation of the rebuild, electric generators, and eagle rock, making insulation. those getting a little bump because of hurricane sandy. liz: shining star for ecomaterials, not a name familiar with many viewers. trading in full effect today after two days of being halted due to the hurricane. no flash crash, and markets fundamentally moving well. talking live to the ceo of the nasdaq omx group, world's largest exchange company about today's trading and the impact of the two day close sure. remember, nasdaq is an electronic market so why did they have to close? we'll get all answers from bob. david: a question people ponder, as the housing market gets better, better to rent or buy
>> see you in one hour from now, all of the latest on the aftermath of sandy. piers morgan starts right now. >>> good evening. breaking news. looking live at staten island in new york, still under water three days after sandy's fury. this is the next problem, long lines at gas stations. drivers getting angry, very, very angry. 88 deaths and at least 37 in new york city. why is it taking so long to fix this? i'll speak to one of the top people at con edison. residents are pleading for help of the storm that tossed boats around like toys. i'll talk to some of them in just a moment. and another huge storm could hit next week. i'll talk to chad myers about that. in the wake of a superstorm, climate change. and five days until election day. listen to what mitt romney said in virginia beach earlier. >> would you want four more years where -- i think it will be helpful to have a president who actually understands job creation. >> our cnn orc pochlt shows obama at 50 and romney at 48. we begin with one of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy, staten island where the death toll conti
sandy. the 10 year note is coming back with a sense things are slowly improving. consumer confidence shows rising at to a five-year high. some expected more than that. more bad news with the president green energy agenda. despite -- inspector general slamming the green jobs training program and that the independent report. more than half of the 81,000 who participated and completed the training, already had jobs. correct. more than half the bowing to the training already had jobs. those who were desperate for work only 38% actually got a job and them spending 530,000 to achieve those results. the president now has his eye on executive pay rules. the next expansion of government. not a modest proposal that the stability of markets that people may risky bets. they face limited consequence if they don't. >> it tilts bowl system of risky behavior by the time the chickens come home to roost, think of this concept, chickens and pay, they are ahead of the game. lou: joining us now is steve forbes. the president if he does not win reelection realizes he could be the pay czar? >> i think he w
neil: forget the hurricane barreling down named sandy, but worry more about economic news that seem to be far from dandy. i'm neil cavuto. ahead of the storm, the surge in gdp ain't exactly sunshine. better than expected, weaker than it should be. when you figure government spending accounted for a good chunk, you have to wonder if things are really looking up, not when business investment skids 1.3% in the same quarter and scores of companies were making clear they are not investing much more this quarter. many are worried about next year battening down the hatches laying off thousands of workers for what could be the perfect economic storm. we're in for nasty weather. to me sis is a francis on just how nasty. what do you think? >> business spending on fixed expenses, fixed costs down 1.3%. they are not willing to buy buildings, take on higher represent, not buying computers or equipment because they don't believe the demand is coming. they are not making any bigger investment. that's what we need to lift the economy is that investment, and the fact it's declining? wow, that's real
to all day long about this idea of having a marathon in the wake of sandy? >> people wanted it canceled. when it was announced it was being canceled i asked police officers what they felt about it and they responded in unison "good." now a girl we spoke to earlier, you got choked up, you're very emotional that the marathon would be run. what is your reaction? >> i am relieved. the right people are here taking care of what needs to be focused on witches for the city and staten island who is the unknown borough. >> since it is known that was heard. the smallest voice was the largest today. what would you say to michael bloomberg about the decision to cancel? >> thank you. take care much because now the officials can pay attention to what needs to be done. the cleanup and get people back and make a new staten island. >> really quick, what the people need now, they need cleaning supplies, gloves to protect their hands as they cleanup, if you're going to make donations people have been driving down here dropping stuff off, that is the kind of stuff they need now. gerri: what is the gas situa
hurricane sandy. he was greeted by governor chris christie. and the two men just continued to work on this partnership that they got going when it comes to recovering from this storm. in fact, they've been doing it before the storm hit. now, these were the sites the president saw as he flew over the jersey coastline. image after image of flooded homes, destroyed boardwalks, and washed out roads dominated the president's trip. on the ground, president obama and governor christie visited relief shelters throughout the area. the governor offered this assessment of the president to storm victims. he means what he says. it's important that he is here. christie had more praise later on. >> we spent a significant afternoon together, surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coastline. we were on marine one together, to be able to show the president that personally, had an opportunity to see it and discuss it at length, and going over to the shelter here, being able to meet with folks and see the president and his concern, the concern all of us have for making sure that things get ba
of tropical storm sandy positive. 4 out of 5 give him good marks as first responder in the crisis. the question before the election is whether this huge story about disaster and executive response is the last big one before we vote. is it the october surprise? the black swan that swoops out of nowhere and changes everything? as scarlet o'hara said, there's always tomorrow. chuck todd is nbc's political director and john heilemann is "new york magazine's" national affairs editor and an msnbc analyst. i guess that's my question to start, but let me give you this first. the president this afternoon bagged a big endorsement, new york mayor mike bloomberg, who is always interesting to watch. he cited the president's stance on climate change as the major reason. he writes, quote, one believes a woman's right to choose should be protected for future generations. one does not. that difference, given the likelihood of supreme court vacancies, weighs heavily on my decision. one recognizes marriage equality as consistent with america's march of freedom. one does not. i want our president to
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